2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

INVS 6701 - Illicit Trade Investigations


This course examines what constitutes illicit trade and the associated global implications. A range of topics will be examined with reference to smuggling and trafficking techniques, counterfeit goods, fake pharmaceuticals, and the illicit tobacco trade among many others. The course will also focus on articulating trade-based money laundering techniques, the role of the financial system, and the use of underground banks to facilitate illicit trade transactions. Particular emphasis will be on global case studies, enforcement strategies with reference to the growing importance of online platforms to advance the global illicit trade market. 3 credits.